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Charges in Alcohol Related Crash

(La Porte, IN) - Charges have been filed in connection with a recent motor vehicle collision just outside La Porte.  Seth Lindwall is charged in La Porte Circuit Court with operating while intoxicated.


According to police, he struck an oncoming vehicle head on four days ago at State Road 2 and 18th Street near the La Porte County fairgrounds.  Police say the collision happened after Lindwall veered over the center line.


His alleged blood alcohol level was more than three times the legal limit.  Police say there were no injuries in the crash.


The charge against Lindwall was upgraded to a felony because of him having a prior OWI conviction, authorities said. 

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